[Zope-dev] Re: compiling intSet.c on Zope 2.8.8

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Thu Aug 9 14:27:14 EDT 2007

Tres Seaver wrote at 2007-8-9 10:40 -0400:
> ...
>Copy the 'Components/BTree' directory from a Zope 2.7 checkout into your
>$SOFTWARE_HOME/lib.  Copy the 'setup.py' from Zope 2.7, and hack it
>apart to include only the bits which built the old BTrees.  Then run
>that new setup_old_btrees.py script.

The reason that Jim dropped support for the old "BTree" was
to save time by not converting them to the new "type = new style class"
paradigme which is now used by "Persistent".

It is likely that "BTree" will not work in a new (post Zope 2.7) environment
even if build anew.


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